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went by when he died in 2008. leslie brinkley spoke with kevin collins' relatives and she has their reaction. >> you have to remember it has been 29 years since 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared and it has been one week since police reopened the cold case and dug up bones. today police are asking for the public's help, and today the family is shaking their head and asking why more wasn't done sooner? san francisco police want people to look at this man's photo and see if they remember him from 29 years ago. he is a man of many names, wayne jackson, raymond william stewart, tellly leigh dawson, kelly sean stewart and dan leonard therion. >> in 1981 jackson was arrested under the name of wayne jackson in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. >> for the first time san francisco police say jackson had a history of child molestation including the sexual assault of two juveniles in canada. he got out of prison in 1984. it was the same year kevin collins was abducted. using a different name jackson lived one block away from the school. jackson was na
you then. police are revealing new evidence in the 1984 disappearance of kevin collins. it is a story you first heard about here on abc7 news last tuesday. police released these two photos of a man they identified as wayne jackson. but he had a number of aliases including the name he went by when he died in 2008. leslie brinkley spoke with kevin collins' relatives and she has their reaction. >> you have to remember it has been 29 years since 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared and it has been one week since police reopened the cold case and dug up bones. today police are asking for the public's help, and today the family is shaking their head and asking why more wasn't done sooner? san francisco police want people to look at this man's photo and see if they remember him from 29 years ago. he is a man of many names, wayne jackson, raymond william stewart, tellly leigh dawson, kelly sean stewart and dan leonard therion. >> in 1981 jackson was arrested under the name of wayne jackson in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. >> for the first time san franci
. until then, have a great night. >>> developing news in the search for kevin collins tonight the one thing pointing police to a person of interest and his family's reaction. >> we know more about what led to a triple homicide in rural sonoma county. and why investigators do not believe anyone sells in danger. >> a cable car collision injures nearly a dozen pa;. their two inch bolt that caused this accident. >> and the strange contraption you may have seen on the bay. >> this case is a case that haunts the san francisco police department. and has pretty much throughout the career of everybody that has been here. >> police reveal new evidence in an investigation you first heard about here on abc 7 news. they've reopened the books and identified a suspect in that 1984 disappear yebs of kevin collins he is a man with a criminal record, including kidnapping that lives in the neighborhood where kevin collins was last seen, police are now calling him wayne jackson but is he known as other aliases, including ferian. >> today police would only say this man is a person of interest, but it's c
of the most high profile missing child cases, the 1994 disappearance of 10-year-old kevin collins. 1984, excuse me. today police release ed stunnin new details about a man that's dead they're calling a person of interest. nbc bay area's arturo santiago joins us with the new information on this cold case. arturo? >> reporter: raj, investigators do now have a new person of interest in the case of kevin collins who disappeared in 1984. the problem is this person of interest has been dead for more than five years. >> ai appreciate the fact we're still working on this. >> reporter: police are referring to this new person of interest as wayne jackson. although he's used a total of five different aliases and in 2008 he died of natural causes under the name of dan therrien. >> this case is a case that haunts the san francisco police department and the city of san francisco and has pretty much throughout the entire career of everybody that's standing here. >> reporter: new members of the cold case unit had recently been reviewing the case and while reviewing notes on an old interview with jackso
is a case that has haunted san francisco police for nearly 30 years. what happened top kevin collins? kpix 5 reporter joe vazquez tells us that this man may have taken the secret to his grave. >> reporter: in 1984, police were investigating the most high-profile missing child case in a generation. it turns out a neighbor of kevin collins had a sordid past. wayne jackson had a record that involved child molestation. he also had a black dog, just like the man kevin was last seen talking to. >> this case is a case that haunts the san francisco police department. >> reporter: now, 29 years later, police chief greg suhr is revealing for the first time that jackson is a person of interest in the case. but why wasn't he arrested back then? >> he was detained. he was interviewed. he allowed a consent search of the same house we just did a search warrant on. a photo spread was shown to the two witnesses that described the suspect. they weren't able to pick him out of the photo spread. >> they knew enough about his past. they dropped the ball on this
ever to closing the kevin collins case. tonight they have named a person of interest in the decades old disappearance of the 10-year-old boy. kpix 5 reporter phil matier tells us investigators suspected him from the start. >> reporter: but he proved to be a very elusive character even though his history would have put him in the spotlight from the beginning. >> reporter: at the time he was known as wayne jackson but the man in the spotlight now for the abduction of kevin collins 30 years ago went by many names before dying of natural causes in the sunset in san francisco in 2008. >> this case is a case that haunts the san rancisco police department and the city and has pretty much throughout the entire careers of everybody that's standing here. >> reporter: a fresh look at the crime by the cold case unit let to the searched of his old haight district home last week where jackson and his roommate lived just blocks away from where 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared on the way home from basketball practice in 1984. jackson was a suspect in part bec
tonight about the cold case disappearance of 10-year-old kevin collins. for the first time, san francisco police are publicly acknowledging a suspect, or to use their term, a person of interest. the man, now deceased had many aliases and a criminal record. >> reporter: 10-year-old kevin collins remains frozen in time. he disappeared while waiting for a bus after school in san francisco's haight-ashbury neighborhood in 1984. >> this is a case that haunts the san francisco police department and the city of san francisco. >> reporter: today police revealed new details about wayne jackson. police say he fits the physical description of the man collins was last seen talking to. >> he lived not far from where the abduction happened. he had a dog similar to the dog that the suspect was seen to have. >> reporter: at the time, eyewitnesses and a consense search of jackson's house failed to conclusively tie him to the case. jackson had five different identities, and a history of kidnapping, lewd acts, and sexual assaults against boys in canada, and one at fisherman's wharf in the years before colli
a person of interest with a child abduction cold case. 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared in 1984. investigators are now focused on a former neighbor who died five years ago. this man wayne jackson had a history of abusing children. he was interviewed at the time of collins' disappearance and now is under investigation once again for those very same reasons. >> time, opportunity, location, priors, who he was, what he had done in the past. the same reason he was a person of interest then. >> when he finally was apprehended, he only spent 6 months in jail and then three months probation. they knew enough about this guy. >> marc klaas has been an advocate for missing children since his daughter polly was kidnapped and killed. >> manned cuffs didn't stop a san jose suspect from stealing a police van. officers are still looking for him this morning. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is outside police headquarters with more on his escape. >> good morning. [ pause ] [ no audio ] >> we are having some issues with cate's audio. we'll check in with her in
in trying to connect a person of interest with a child abduction cold case. 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared back in 1984 and investigators are now focused on a former neighbor who died five years ago. this man, wayne jackson, had a history of abusing children. he was interviewed at the time collins disappeared and now he is under investigation again for the very same reasons. time, opportunity, location, prior to, who he was, what he had done in the past, same reason he was a person of interest then. >> when he finally was apprehended, he only spent six months in jail and three months probation. they knew enough about this guy. >> jackson was known to have used at least five different names over the years. >>> a triple murder in western sonoma county on tuesday was apparently over marijuana. three men were shot to death in a cabin near forestville. investigators think the three were there to buy a large amount of pot. two of them had come from out of state to make that transaction. the third victim was from petaluma. police say they were sho
kevin collins was abducted. using a different name jackson lived one block away from the school. jackson was named a person of interest, but that was all. he died in 2008. fast-forward to 2013 when san francisco police reopened the cold case. the family held their breath. bones dug up in the garage of jackson's house appeared to be animal bones. still collins' family is stunned and police never connected these dots before. >> for the individual with five names that now we know had a history of molesting young boys, it seemed like he should have been a stronger suspect back then. >> they said he was a person of interest in 1984. why didn't they connect that with the arrest made in 1981? alias or no alias, they had fingerprints. >> i am not disparaging what they are doing now. it looks like they are doing everything they can. but we had our office right next door to where this guy was. we were there for six months and he was living there the whole time probably laughing at us. >> it is hard going through it all again, and we have nothing concrete. >> police say they are still analyzing the
. >> the uncle of kevin collins who disappeared in 1984 and he is talking about it this man who police identified after all of this this years as a suspect in the case. the suspect is a man with a uding kidnapping who lived in the neighborhood where kevin was last seen. many aliases. wayne jackson. kelly lee dawson and dan leonard ferrian. vic lee on how the different names played a big factor in the investigation. >> since february 8, 1984 there hasn't been a tip that came into the san francisco police department that we didn't act on. >> reporter: the chief said it was difficult investigating the person of interest in it case. a person with many aliases. >> on april 16 of 1981 jackson was arrested under the name wayne jackson in fisherman's wharf area of san francisco for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. >> i bailed out and never showed up for the court case. jackson was arrested a year later and spent six months in jail for that offense. he used another aliases when was arrested in canada nine years earlier. >> he was wanted in canada under the name raymond william stewart for a 1973 incid
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